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The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names
Saturday, September 8
The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names  (Classes)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Library and Research Center, 1385 Mendota Heights Rd., Mendota Heights, MN
Where did they come from, what are the common variations, what are the nicknames and equivalents in English, Latin and Irish? You need to know these things so you can trace your most elusive ancestors who often hid behind these name variations. Can a surname help to find a place of origin in Ireland? Was Owen MacShane really Gene Johnson? We will look at these and other questions that arise around Irish names.
Instructor:  Tom Rice
 
Visit our Store to pre-register and pay.
 


The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names
Saturday, September 15
The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names  (Classes)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave N, St. Paul, MN
Where did they come from, what are the common variations, what are the nicknames and equivalents in English, Latin and Irish? You need to know these things so you can trace your most elusive ancestors who often hid behind these name variations. Can a surname help to find a place of origin in Ireland? Was Owen MacShane really Gene Johnson? We will look at these and other questions that arise around Irish names.
Instructor:  Tom Rice
 
Visit our Store to pre-register and pay.
 
Presented at Celtic Junction



Lunch at Kip's - and Quilt Raffle Drawing
Saturday, December 8
Lunch at Kip's - and Quilt Raffle Drawing  (Social)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE!
Join other members and their guests at an informal lunch at Kip's Pub in St. Louis Park.
We will hold the drawing for the beautiful queen-sized quilt.
More details to follow.